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're completed, this construction project has been put on hold. on the 100 block of freemont, a big gig has been halted. earlier today, crews were working on relocating underground utilities for the transit center. but at 12:30 this afternoon, a subconsultant for the company m squared hit a high voltage wire, the sparks causing third degree burns to his hands and face. >> they were trying to clear some facilities out. >> pg & e says because construction on the terminal is a multi-year multi-phased project, it won't shut off power to the line because it will impact too many customers. >> it hurts, it just hurts. >> reporter: these veterans of the construction business walked by the site to find out what happened and were devastated to hear one of their own had been injured. >> i'm a pile driver and as a pile driver, you know, you don't know what's under ground and it's always a risk. >> reporter: pg & e says the subcontractor have detailed maps of what lies under ground and that everything is marked in paint prior to a dig. >> a job of this size and of this magnitude, really there's a lot of movi
a light and collided with a big rig. the crash is our top story at 11:00. we are live at the stprebg of australia and oakland, the accident happened to tell us what happened. >> reporter: that is where doctor kevin mack was killed earlier today. the police told me late this afternoon that the witnesses say that he was going east on oak here and ran that stop light, causing the accident. >> reporter: as 6:20 this morning the shuttle bus was taking 15 people to sf general hospital when it crashed into a big rig car areaior at oak. 52-year-old psychiatrist kevin mack was ejected through a window and died at the scene. >> here is kevin. this is our white coat ceremony where we welcome our first-year students. >> reporter: the school of medicine is in shock. mack is described as an expeter in bipolar and psychotic behavior. >> he, of course, took care of patients at san francisco general and psyche emergency services, he worked with and supervised psychiatry. residents in training. >> he was a wonderful psychiatrist, a wonderful educator and mentor to our students. and this is a traged
. the california highway patrol says a flat tire may of caused a big rig to lose their grip, causing a huge traffic mess. it was carrying a portable building. took four horses to clear it above 5th street on the approach to the bay bridge. it backed up traffic for miles. no one was hurt. >>> mexican trucks cruising american highways, the deal signed by ray lahood had a trade agreement enabling mexican trucks unrestricted access to u.s. streets. since this act went into effect mexican trucks have been permitted in a buffer zone of the border state. >>> figures out today show the number of americans seeking unemployment hit the lowest level in two months. applications for benefits dropped to 418,000 last week. down 14,000 from the previous week. many say claims need to drop below 400,000 for there to be a mark improvement in the unemployment rate. jobs report pushed the stocks higher. gaining 93 points closing within 90 points of the high it reached in april. tech stops including apple led the nasdaq higher. it rose 38 points. san jose treasure of technology, the tech museum fallen victim to computer
- time job or a second or third job just to pay for state tuition. jay has big dreams and is working on the site to get himself through school for he is working two jobs until one fell through. >> i had to sell all of my furniture to pay for my rent. >> reporter: he had not had enough money to pay for books and had to borrow from friends. >> i finished with a 3.5 and i had to work 40 hours a week. >> reporter: now he and other students are worried about a 12% fee hike. it will put tuition at $5472 a year, not including campus fees, room, board, and book. >> they raised a 10% -- it 10 percent the first year. >> reporter: some students will get more financial aid. >> about half of them will not be affected by the increase. >> reporter: students will have a few months to come up with its money because the fall semester starts in august. jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> university of california regents are also considering another tuition hike. they are meeting at the ucsf campus as they expect a $150 million loss in state funding. if approved, tuition will go up to $100 a year.
can watch tomorrow's women's world cup final on a big-screen with a few other soccer fans. >>> run he had run, see who is behind hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> when richmond's iron triangle neighborhood makes it into the news, it's usually not good. but tonight, we can show you something other than crime and violence from that community. ktvu's mike mibach reports. >> reporter: saturday morning, richmond's iron triangle. >> it's going to be a change. it's going to be a change in richmond. >> reporter: on this day at this park. >> we're trying to stop the violence and i with like to be part of that. >> reporter: a picnic, a party, all filled with music, basketball and richmond residents. this is the iron triangle
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news. >> the big fireworks show in san francisco ended with a bang just minutes ago and this year the fog cooperated. good evening. i'm heather holmes. >> tens of thousands of people enjoyed a great 4th of july fireworks show under clear skies in san francisco as the fog stayed away from the waterfront. john live with where the show just wrapped up. >> reporter: the fireworks here wrapped up just about ten minutes ago but take a look up in the night sky right now. he with can show you parts of the show that wowed this huge crowd. . >>> it was the rockets red glare and bombs bursting in air. >> everybody is looking for a spark in life and the fireworks just does it for you every time you look at them you see freedom and sparks that you want in life. >> reporter: for hundreds of thousands of people who came to san francisco's waterfront this was a big party. with a rotten economy it's a tough time in the history of the nation. >> it's sadder for me because i'm older and i it's going to be difficult f
as a big surprise. >> i come here often because i like books. i buy books often. >> reporter: the shutdown has hit customer and workers hard. 15 stores closed in the bay area and nationwide the company laid off some 11,000 employees. competition from online sales, e readers such as kindle and nook. >> reporter: do you ever buy books now? >> only for children's gifts. for me i use kindle. >> reporter: shoppers say they noticed the difference in emeryville. >> i think that border's secured the community. it was a place for people to go study. >> reporter: the remaining stores will probably end up like this one in san francisco unless another bidder comes up by the deadline this sunday at 10:00 p.m. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> there's a growing backlash against netflix with thousands of people complaining on facebook. the company is raises it's customer rate from $10 to $16. now hundreds are threatening to quit. >>> block buster is hoping to take advantage of customers who are unhappy with netflix. the company is offering customers one month free. customers must sign up for one disk or two
off the day with a big parade and festival. city leaders say even in these cash-strapped time it's important to promote community and choose to spend the $7500 needed to host the event. >> in order to stay together, we have to have events like this to bring us all together as one. >> we as a city struggle to become a city. we're a fairly young city and we know what it's like to survive and to struggle and try to improve the community. in some ways that is what the country is. >> east palo alto resident maria henry raised flags at the parade to show her support for the country and east palo alto. >>> the party continued with a firework display. ktvu's eric rasmussen in palo alto with highlights from the first fireworks show in that city's history. >> reporter: ken, it was the very first one. had he finished firing off the grand finale, maybe 10-15 minutes ago. maybe a few hundred people out here. they are starting to make their way out by now. maybe not a huge crowd, but city officials told me this was really a dry run as had he it try to make this an annual tradition. they led
to rush down to the post office before they closed. it makes a big difference. it was an overreaction. i could see if it was a pit bull or rottweiler, of course. but a chihuahua? come on. >> reporter: the postal service says as far as he's concerned if it has teeth, it can bite into the carrier does not feel safe, but mail is not coming. >>> scientists say they have found a drug that helps prevent the spread of aids around heterosexual men. the drug is available in the u.s. for homosexuals and they are developing guidelines for straight men and women to take a drug. >>> coming back, we will update you on our developing story. crews are searching for one person missing in the water. >> and the cool, moist weather could be giving way to a warm- up. >>> you can watch bay area news at 7:00 and all of our newscasts on your computer and mobile devices. we are streaming live online at ktvu.com. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and
. >> there was a copper wire theft, a big one. it has to be one of copper wires. >> in other words not only are they cutting edge, they are taking a part of that you're -- and throwing it away. >> reporter: is crime, it's not the first time that this has happened. >> what that is telling me by now is that it has gotten our attention. >> reporter: last week frankly middle school and the list goes on. the district says losses estimated at $100,000. and who is committing these crimes in the middle of the night? >> the electricians. they have to be familiar. they know how to cut it and pull. >> reporter: they are reviewing surveillance video and are also offering an award. >> attorneys for the parolee additionally accused in the bryan stow beating are asking for his release from prison be giovanni ramirez was arrested in may. there was no evidence that he knew there was a gun in his apartment. he was never charged in the stow case. >>> there will be no bench to steal christmas in san francisco. the generous gesture that means new life for another program. >>> and acting on instinct, and a burgl
>>> ahead of the biggest fireworks show. along the waterfront, this big crowd is good for business. >> it is and one reason is this amazing weather that we're having. you can actually see down to the end of the pier where they are already starting, people have been coming down here to eat, shop and celebrate the 4th. >> happy 4th of july. >> blue skies brought out smiles and with the promise of a fog free night people came in larger than usual crowds to the waterfront. >> we decided to bring the family out and he enjoy the fireworks. >> every year we're hopefully. every year. >> we got a tour behind the scenes to see the crews loading the fireworks. they have 58 shows in the bay area, down slightly. >> there are a few that are having budget issue and decided to not have their show. >> this family drove from pittsburgh bringing their sunglasses and pitching a tent. >> i hope no fog bank. hoping no fog. >> people danced to festive music and along with red, white, and blue, giants fans sported orange and black. >> the whole 9-yards. we'll do everything today. maybe eat some apple pie
. >> reporter: liu would replace carlos moreno. >>> a deadly crash involving a big rig snarled the evening commute along highway 72 in silican valley. lloyd lacuesta is where the truck burst into flames. >> reporter: as you can see blind -- behind me. traffic is running smooth. for nearly four hours this heavily traveled south bay freeway was at a standstill. about 4:15, a big rig truck crashed into the center divide near matilda avenue and burst into flames. one man says the accident happened near his workplace. >> i walked out into the parking lot and i yelled back inside and a couple of guys came out and we saw the smoke on the top of the billing. >> reporter: the truck was so badly burned, the chp could not determine the section of the driver. >> the driver lost control for some reason, collided with the center guardrail and rolled over, trapping the driver and then the cab of the truck caught on fire. >> reporter: the freeway was shutdown in both directions. even when one lane was open in the westbound direction you could walk faster than the slow moving cars. >> pretty frustrating.
's forecast for the start of a big holiday weekend. i'll give you a hint, it's going to get [ bailiff ] fee court is now in session. come on out, guys. the jury has reached its decision. now, you guys found the other airline guilty of charging a 150-dollar change fee. you bet! southwest would never do that. and that was after she changed her flight and paid the difference in airfare. that other airline treated her wrong. she was understandably upset. well, who can afford a 150-dollar change fee? he was surprised with the verdict. you got that right. [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare difference. fly southwest, the only major airline that never charges change fees. >>> homeowners now have less than 24 hours before firefighters require them to install smoke protectors. only some people appear to be getting the message, eric rasmussen. >> reporter: owners at this warehouse store say they ran out for a time today. but homeowners now know that if you don't have one of these at your home, you're going to get fined. on friday all single family homes in california will have
area news at 7:00. coming up, and east bay region hit by job losses hits back. >>> a big change means changes for the state and family members help separate truth from rumor in the case of a bay area missing nursing student. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good evening. it is thursday, june 30. i am gasia mikaelian, and this is bay area news at 7:00. >> they are calling it a bright idea, a new push to attract green transportation jobs. >> reporter: gasia, behind me is a battery powered scooter which is getting a major boost here in livermore. this was the grand opening which will help develop green transportation technology. >> we have our hydrogen bus, batteries, hybrid technologies and we hope that we can bring those to the tri-valley area. >> reporter: getting back to the point of commercial viability can be a challenge and that is where they will come in pretty good news for livermore says the mayor. >> i expect the innovation that happens over the next five years to create 5000 jobs and have a $1 billion impact on our l
a friendly smile, i'm not going to get a cup of joe at amazon, period. >> now that the big boxes have been done in. one wonders if the little corner bookstore has another chance. >> i wish it would be true but i don't think so. >> in fact, this small used retailer just blocks from borders is soon to close its doors. not done in so much by the internet says the owner but the fear of many recession racked consumers consumers have about spending any money at all. >> if the bookstores are smart they will take advantage of the niche market and bring in more authors and events. >> reporter: i'm consumer editor tom vacar. >>> cash to commute, the controversial proposal to get hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> new at 10:00 a bill
. >> the recession cost us more than 8 million jobs, and that means that we still have a big hole to fill. >> the president always tells us he inherited a bad situation. i can see the point, but he has made it worse. >> reporter: while politicians debate the problem, these laid off united auto workers have something most job seekers don't. federal and state money for retraining. >> they'll still be getting unemployment insurance while they're in school. >> reporter: plus they have hugs from rios to keep them through. from personal experience she tells them when one door closes, another one opens. >>> the up tick in unemployment sent stocks lower today. the dow finished the day with a loss of 62 points. the nasdaq had its first losing day in two weeks dropping four points. >>>-- five people have already been given new jobs with golden gate ferry. commuters can now get their tickets from vending machines from the ferry terminals. on giant game day, the ferry ticket office will be open and staffed. >>> san francisco historic golden gate park carusel sparkled today as a center piece of a mill
jordan, he's talking about last night's copper wire theft. >> reporter: a big one. how big? an estimated thousand feet of wire. >> they're stripping the wire too. not only are they cutting it they're taking the plastic off, throwing it away and keeping the cooper. >> reporter: this crew of criminals comes in, slices the cooper cable. rips it out and it only takes about 15 to 20 minutes and this crime it's not the first time it's happened. six schools have been hit this summer. >> what that's telling me right now is that it's gotten our attention. >> reporter: franklin middle school last night, the list goes on and the tab goes up. losses are estimated at $100,000. but who? who's committing these crimes in the middle of night. mel jordan has an idea. >> electricians, they have to be familiar about how when you see the work they just basically now how to cut it and pull. it could even be plumbers. >> reporter: the distribute says it is reviewing surveillance video and it's also offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. in vallejo, mike mibach. >>> tomorrow,
. back to you. >>> three of the four big cat walks are visible. it is due to go up in the next couple of weeks. iron walkers will use them to string the main cables from the power of the new suspension bridge. stringing the cables will take one year. the bridge is set to open in about two years. >>> drivers should consider this fair warning. the highway patrol says it is stepping up the number of patrol cars on the bridge to crack down on speeders. the chp is monitoring those on the bridge with the sensors and information from patrol units. during off peak hours westbound traffic is running 10 miles an hour over the speed limit. >>> president barack obama today unveiled new fuel efficientency standards for automobiles that doubled the gas miles for cars. they require a fleet of light cars and trucks to get an average of 54 miles a gallon by the year 2025. some will get higher and others are lower. meeting the new goal will save consumers thousands and cut the foreign oil imports. >>> protecting firefighters from toxins that sit idle tonight. >>> garlic ice cream to garlic on the fruit
this weekend. help us out. >> a lot of fog in both places. monterey and san francisco. big time fog. temperatures on the cool side. going to get a little warmer. fog sticks around. >> a little more sunshine tomorrow. let's go outside. i will show you the fog right now. that is a big plume of fog pushing across the bay right there. you can see it spreading out. that really never went away today. that area here was present. so, how quick do you think it will fill in tonight. we will all have fog in the bay area by tomorrow morning. the question is how quickly will it burn off? today was a slow burn off, these were the highs. highs tomorrow should be warmer. it is not going to be as warm as we first throughout on saturday and sunday. at first, thought we would go 83 degrees but tomorrow, the top end temperature will be 80 degrees. most of us tomorrow will be about three degrees warmer than these temperatures. in the city. three degrees warmer. there will not be much budgeet in there at all. a few degrees warmer on saturday. a few degrees warmer on sunday, that is what i am selling. the
francisco tonight and a warm weekend ahead. we are back with the forecast in 8 minutes. >>> big changes take effect today for medical residents. >>> a bay area marine back home from the front lines of afghanistan. his story straight ahead. [ male announcer ] you don't make the world's best chicken by pressing a button. it takes a cook. we're kfc and we've got a certified cook in every restaurant freshly making the colonel's original recipe, today and every day. 11 herbs and spices, hand-breaded, hands down the world's best chicken. today is a kfc day. so bring home a real meal -- 10 pieces of that famous chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of four or more, just 20 bucks. today tastes so good. >>> hospital patients have enough to worry about without wondering if their young doctor got sleep. after decades of concern there are some new rules for some but not all. here is more. >> reporter: julia, this all starts today. i read through this 19 page directive. major pains a-- it could impact hospitals, medical residents ap patients. california pacific medical
us why they are so upset with their working conditions. jana-- >> frank it was a big turn out. there were hundredsover hundreds of people who met here in union square. then walked over to the grand hyatt. it's just a block up, they brought their bull horns and they shut down the street. >> reporter: the rally for workers rights came right in the middle of rush hour. hyatt workers swarmed the sidewalks with signs part of a national day of action. >> in nonunion hotels throughout the market, hyatt has housekeepers cleaning as many as 30 rooms a day. >> i don't have any benefits. >> reporter: protesters sat down in the middle of stockton street. police surrounded them and started making arrests. today also brought bitter feelings. >> how can i afford a place? >> reporter: the union is still battling with two hyatt hotels over new contracts. >> grand hyatt and hyatt regency have offered the same exact contract proposal as local to is getting from all the major hotels in san francisco. >> reporter: meanwhile busy stockton bus lines lined up as people waited for delays. >> reporter:
allowed into the medical center. the workers have been pruning a vineyard on the 4000 block of big ridge road. it appears a neighboring injured had applied pesticide overnight. >> there was enough breeze to cause a drift of the spray. >> reporter: the three women and a fourth worker had respiratory problems of the chemicals include sylguard and alticore. all three chemicals are commonly used in the valley. >> we are in a quarantine area and we are trying to eradicate the european grapevine moth. >> reporter: vineyard owners are required to reports pesticide use. >> whether it is labeling, understanding the mixing and being cautious about the weather. >> reporter: there is no word on how long this investigation will take. they are regulatory fines for unnecessary pesticide use. >>> we have been following breaking news since 5:00 after an attack by air and ground, a fast-moving grass fire is all but out. calfire says the fire burned about 350 acres of grassland. it may have been sparked by a car fire. >>> fireworks may have been the cause of an early morning fire. a fire destroyed 10 cars
and fog. at least in the morning hours, heather and ken, i like to talk about a big change in temperatures. cool down, i don't have it for tonight, pretty much stablizing, 80s inland and 60s for the coast. we'll make it more exciting tomorrow. >> >> a's try to keep their bats hot as they battle the twins >>> . good evening, everyone, welcome to this saturday night edition of sports wrap. after 2 impressive wins in philadelphia, giants have stumbled twice in cincinnati. also made news with another predeadline trade. things got off to a very bad start for starting pitcher, 3 runs already scored in the first inning when chris heise sent a hard grounder up the middle for a base hit. johnson, a 5-0 hole. coming back from the deficit -- pablo sand doe value did make some noise, he sends 1 halfway to kentucky for his 11th homer of the year, but this was void of significant giant scoring. bad luck here in the 4th when the reds scored 2 more. miguel single to the left side. balm gardener doesn't back up the play. charged with an error as the runners move up a base. frustrating for the giants. barr
to arizona. >>> family members say sherwood schwartz died this morning. schwartz was working on a big screen version of gilligan's island when he died. >>> more fog right now pushing into the inland bay valleys. temperatures cooler, i'll show you which cities should cool the most tomorrow. >>> and football great joe montana pitches his plan for a stadium hotel project. what he said to us right after i want to crush more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your fath
shifts. >>> a big break in the case of a stolen picasso. plus-- >> a community college student studying the stars is about to take a unique field trip, where he's going that could change how all of his >>> a man suspected of stealing a drawing by pablo picasso is behind bars tonight. police have recovered the stolen art work. according to investigators this surveillance mark luggo walking away with the sketch. lugo was arrested last night in napa where he was enjoying an evening with friends who police say did not know about his crime. investigators say they found the picasso in a fedex envelope but no address had been written on that package. the sketch was not damaged. >>> a parolee is now facing a murder charge for the only homicide in milpedas since 2009. charges have been filed against david rodriguez. he is accused of shooting to death 43-year-old alfredo rodriguez. the two are not related. police say forensic evidence ties rodriguez to the killing. >>> new developments tonight in a story we first reported at this time last night. police in pittsburgh say a man shot in the back of
at the city's big 4th of july celebration. thousands are expected to gather tomorrow night on the embarcadero to watch the fireworks. final preparations made. crews loaded the shells for the independence fireworks. about 2,000 fireworks will be shot into the sky during the 20 minute show. >> we've always got new product every year. so wait and see, there's lots of nice stuff, supposedly saying nice clear sky. so it'll be fun and exciting. >> reporter: if you're planning to head to the city to watch the fireworks, police suggest you take public transit. if you take b.a.r.t. you can get off on the embarcadero station and you will be close to the event. for a list of all the fire work shows in the area, you can go to ktvu.com. >>> in oakland the temperature top 87 degrees. a light breeze provided just enough relief for those who were shopping at the farmer's market at jack lindon square. >>> in berkeley, folks made their way to shore for a day of fishing. the clear sky and nice weather led them to lift anchor and head out into the water. >>> janine de la vega tells us how the heat kept some peop
in the sheriff's race grew by one, the newest candidate getting a big endorsement. >> i have been at the table. i have created coalitions, been in sacramento, walked the halls of shei city hall. >> the former under sheriff filed his papers this morning. he is being enforced by the former da and current california attorney general. he is an advisor to harris. the sheriff is not running. he has held the position for 31 years. there are at least seven other candidates, two are seen as the most serious challengers, david wong ran in 2007. the others are seen as long shots. >>> san francisco city attorney suing cbs outdoor over damages to the muni buses. he wants more than $100,000 from the advertising firm which he swayed was careless in applying signs and displays to buses that he said caused the paint to chip. . >> film makers have more incentive to produce movies year. the vendor discount program is being expanded. the expansion includes discounts on equipment rent always and audio services. it's hoped to will help make the city a premiere location. >>> the board of supervisors is expected to
water forming a big puddle in the middle of the intersection. >>> in napa county three farm workers went to the hospital after they were exposed to pesticides. janine de la vega . jana katsuyama tells us that the two were taken to the hospital. >> reporter: a napa county sheriff's captain says they got the call about 9:30 this morning. the workers had been pruning a vineyard. napa officials say it appears a neighboring vineyard had applied pesticides overnight. >> there was enough breeze to cause a drift of this spray. >> reporter: the sheriff's office says the three women and a fourth worker had respiratory problems. investigators tell us the chemicals involve include sylgart, flint and altacore. >> we're in a quarantine area and we're trying to eradicate the moth. that's what altacore is all about. >> whether it's handling, understanding the labeling, understanding the mixing and being very cautious about the weather and the time of application. >> reporter: there's no word on just how long this investigation will take. the farm bureau says there are regulatory fines for unsafe pestic
really cooling off the bay area past 2 or 3 days. still a big factor in our forecast. you can see is showing up nicely on the weather maps. as we come in tighter. insceneing overcast toward santa rosa, the airport reporting mostly cloudy skies. oakland reporting partly cloudy skies san francisco, there you go, mostly cloudy conditions and possibly some drizzle showing up as well. this was the scene, today, looking out toward alcatraz, barely picking it out because of the clouds in the distance. -- fog in the distance. part of our forecast, tonight tonight, we do have increasing la jolla clouds, tomorrow, we'll stick with that theme. extended forecast, a bump in the numbers showing up on the weather map. overnight lows, tomorrow morning, 50s with partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies, san francisco 53, san jose, 54, tomorrow, after the overcast, just a little warmer, about 2 to 4 degrees from today's highs, you see the winds picking up as well, southwest around 20 to possibly 25-miles an hour. as we do take this into monday and especially tuesday, the cooler weather system moves fro
to arrive at midnight. will it be a disaster? nobody is sure. some say probably won't be a big deal. others are saying we've never been through something like this before and others are going to stay home and have a barbecue. frank, we'll see what happens here in los angeles. >> where do all these cars go if not on the 405 and could this mean gridlock in neighborhoods in the area? >> reporter: well, that's exactly that rippling effect, frank. first there are cars that will get on surface roads. ventura boulevard for anybody familiar with it is expected to be it a road people dump john to so they can get over to canyon roads and work their way down over the hill. other freeways, the 5, possibly the 110 will see heavy traffic or at least that's some of the predictions. here's the real concern is if a truck overturned, if a car had an accident, what's the impact of that on the traffic behind it and for any of you that might be flying into l.a. x., take special note because l.a.x. is right on the 405 freeway. >> hal eisner, thank you. >>> the bay area has 475 miles of carpool lanes with more on
big challenges. the fire started in the rear of this building, and spread up the inside to the walls to the attic. that's where crews had the hardest time knocking it down. because the building has neighbors close on both sides, crews posted their, and in the back to keep it from spreading. the top flat pretty much was gutted. those residents are in europe right now on vacation. the woman who lives in the ground floor unit was with them, until returning home today to find this. a fire that had the whole neighborhood watching. >> it was a stubborn fire because the roof is not a typical roof. it appears to be a flat roof in the street, but it's actually a double peak roof building. so that made it difficult to get access to the attic, and put the attic out. >> i can't find my kitty, sophie. if anybody seeing the blue tabby wandering around without a collar please call the spca. >> is that your biggest concern right now? >> it is, the rest of my animals are safe, and the rest is just stuff. >> reporter: she did have someone house sitting for her while she was gone. that person did escap
measure process. >> reporter: you know it's a big part of california politics, most of us have probably run in to the people with the clipboards taking signatures. this new add warns about the risk of identity theft but critics wonder if it's trying to keep certain issues off the ballot. the next time you turn on the radio you could hear this. >> i just got back from the market and the pushy signature people are back. >> reporter: the add gives a grim warning to anyone who signs a ballot measure. >> i read that names and addresses on petitions were sent to other countries, including india. >> who knows what they did with it. >> very concerned that -- we get the wrong idea. >> reporter: the adds and this new website have watch dogs including the california public interest research group crying foul. >> you are being asked to sign is why you name and address. for many its in the phone book already. >> reporter: we traced it to be about the state's building and trades construction. the president of the union said they didn't create the group but confirmed they contributed about $50,00
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thursday afternoon. >>> a big surprise at an east bay anim announcer: when you earn your ged diploma, the barriers in your life fall. earn your ged diploma and begin your brighter future. cat, voice-over: you locate your nearest shelter, you go down there, and you pick out the perfect match for you. me. >>> an update now on the developing news we brought you earlier this this newscast of the two men are now in custody and heading back to the bay area after leading police on a high-speed chase tonight from san mateo county to alameda county to san joaquin county. one of the men is wanted for five homicides. we've also been told that some of the killings occurred in east palo alto. they deployed spike strips to finally slow down the mercedes. on monday of this week, police announced they were seeking a 19-year-old and a 24-year-old for two killings in their city and for a violent crime spree in colorado. we are awaiting confirmation if the men arrested tonight are the ones wanted in that case. >>> some passengers are now enentitled to a refund. the irs is asking airlines to repay trave
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. >>> if maker of blackberry cell phones announced big cuts today, research in motion says it is cutting 2,000 jobs in an effort to cut costs. that's 10% of its work force. the company is also shuffling some of its the production. >>> the stores look like you're typical apple store but from the building design to the employees in blue shirts. authorities also found three other fake apple stores in the area but couldn't do anything to them because they didn't find any fake apple products for sale. >>> interestingly enough there's no fog at the coast yet but it will return tonight and there'll be some in your neighborhood along the coast and the immediate bay. what we have is a significant sea breeze. that's a live buoy reading, west-northwest 22 gusting to 26. it's blowing pretty strong. winds around the bay right now are relatively light. tomorrow's temperatures are going to look a lot like these. these before the highs from today. the initial weather service highs taking at many of the big airports. san francisco airport and taken out at the bigger airports in concord. as we go into the n
. they had previously said it wanted to ask is too big for the entire $270 million bond. the city council is set to vote on a plan in coming weeks. >>> the maker of the vibrate smartphone announced it is coming to dozen jobs. the layoffs amount to about 10% and a part of a plan to cut costs. their tablet computers were not popular. they will give other layoff notices sometimes this week. >>> people are gathering right now the committee meeting in the sunset heights neighborhood could we caught up with the candidates earlier today. they made their best pitcher. >> my experiences is dealing with client problems. >> i have a very broad perspective peinado into law enforcement perspective of a broader perspective of community and add the group. >> handmade community and -- i am a community and keeping children safe a priority. >> reason i did reason i did say i got say i got a report in a determined the ipads cause of death of amy winehouse -- the ipads airport did not determine the cause of death for amy winehouse. her funeral it set for tomorrow. >>> michael jackson family announced today
there is. it is a big deal out there. we have fog that will fill in two nights. it will not go much further inland -- in tonight. it will not go much further inland and tomorrow sides will go up another four, five, six, 7 degrees. it had been a pretty cool summer, but now things are going to warm up. it will be there and it burn off more rapidly in some neighborhoods. you will see fog. watch what happens here as they go into the morning. you will see temperatures go up a few degrees. it will be hot in some places. a little bit cooler up in santa rosa at 63. these are the forecast high street i had 44 seats to show you and they are all temperatures -- i have 44 cities to show you and these are all temperatures that are little bit warmer towards the bay. so far as highs, warming and then cooling as we go into saturday and sunday. >> gasia? >> weapons confiscated during police investigations will now be recycled. they gave it a look at the guns that will be melted down and to be made into manhole covers. >>> that is our report for tonight. keep in mind that coverage continues online at ktvu.c
quality is really good. unless you are along the coast, it is foggy their all day. a big change from what we experienced last week when we were in the 90s and one hundreds. here comes your weekend, warmer as we head into sunday. >>> before we go we have an update on the bart protest. about 100 people are gathered at powell and market. early this evening to protest led to the closure of the civic center station. it had spent a slow and difficult commutes for bart riders and we will post updates for you at ktvu.com and on the 10:00 news. >> that is our report for now. i am gasia mikaelian. "tmz" is up next right here on tv 36. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters.
that if the government default is real and dangerous. >>> that led to a big drop on the stock market today. tom vacar talk to a trader scene that was you to sending a message to washington. >> reporter: through numerous recessions, he is penetrating them into securities for 36 years on san francisco at the financial markets. as congress plays chicken with the debt ceiling come investors are getting more nervous about america's credit rating, support columns. >> wanted the real real plans for reducing -- what are the real plans for reducing the deficit? >> time or lack of it is thinning nerves. yesterday there was a 92-point loss in today today it's accelerated as today it has accelerated more than 200 points. >> they are sending messages to washington. and this sunday's message is a decline in the marketplace. >> reporter: the message is clear. >> wall street is saying, get something done, make a conclusive premade a viable plan and there'll be more noticed as we get closer to the date. so i would expect more downward action. >> reporter: many believe if we do not seem that this problem, some of the
. ratings downgraded his images from stable to negative. a big drop in customer confidence after less observers disaster and the unknown caused him to find the to the cases from the block is repeating he still has an a- in investments by with a new negative outlook is likely to be done within the next year. >>> some oakland ace players escorted out the fields today. >>> and somewhere in the bay area will be hot and sunny all cool and foggy. the forecastle had. >> -- forecast still ahead. >> keep in mind you can watch season on your computer or mobile device. we are streaming live for you at ktvu.com. [ male announcer ] this... is the montrose pet hospital -- montrose, california. in here, anarchy meets order. working with at&t, doctors set up a broadband solution to handle data and a mobility app to stay connected with their business. so they can run the office... even when they're not in the office. call at&t and see what we can do for you. with unlimited voice plus broadband, starting at $70 dollars. it's a network of possibilities -- helping you do what you do... even better. >> we
,000. that's a big part of the almost job growth was in the high sector. ]y california's 7r'#job less rate up to 11.8 %. >>> boarders bookstores was liquidating their inventory today. >> zçjkthese 0x are the kind of that pçm+í'gsupport young peopl with their kids or work part time. >> they're among the stores going under nationwide. they blame the problems on the rise of e readers, internet book sales and the economy. >>> she was in east bay today in oakland. the labor secretary praised the group for its efforts to protect worker rights. >>> a man is hospitalized with severe burns in a fire that appears to be linked to illegal drug making. the fire started with an explosion around 2:30 this morning on a 5)cvqÑ(jhome in oa a man inside managed to escape the home. they will believe that butane the fire. >>> a postal worker is being hailed as a hero after he helped save a family's home in the south bay. the letter carrier was armed only with a garden hose. >> thank you so much. thank you so much. >>> this family finally got a chance today to hug and othank the letter carrier who saved thei
that several people were stranded in the water. a few friends hiking in the headlands told us they saw a big wave knock the group into the water >> the wave was huge and knocked them right over. we saw them flip and everything >> we got down there and two girls were sliding around. we were able to save one of them. the other one floated to the other side. >> reporter: a park ranger said by time the coast guard arrived at the scene, two women and a man were in shallow water. a second man who tried to help them became stranded himself. two friends were transported by ambulance to marine general >> were they able to say anything to you? >> no, there is nothing i could say. she was not in speaking condition. she was too busy coughing up water and blood. she looked pretty hurt. >> reporter: the good samaritan, woe was also rescued. did not need to go to the hospital >> the most important thing to remember about tennessee valley and the beach, it's not a swimmable beach. it's not a beach we ever recommend people use to swim in. it's very cold. there are very strong currents here and waves are u
to china town. >>> we learned today the devil slide tunnel project has hit a big snag. and now it appears the project has been delayed by more than a year. and tom vacar tells us why geology is to blame. >> reporter: richard lives in pacifica and he commutes every day through devil slide. >> the road does come down pretty often. we worry about the road closing. >> reporter: he was disappointed to learn today that the new devil slide tunnel scheduled to open later this year won't. much business comes his way across the slide expect in bad weather. >> our customers, obviously they get quite afraid when it rains and that will draw some people off. >> reporter: the problem, constantly changing conditions as boring goes forward. >> the wild card has been that those conditions changed more frequently than we thought. >> reporter: the problem with drilling through this earthquake ravaged country is sometimes you run into hard rock, sometimes you run into sand stone, and sometimes you run into mud or dirt. all of that slows the process down. >> normally you would plan on say maybe one month of b
>>> a rowdy protest in a b.a.r.t. station causes big disruption right through the busiest part of the commute. good evening i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. b.a.r.t. says it caused system wide delays. charles hill is the man shot and killed in early july. police formed a barricade at powell and market and the protesters dispersed. the bulk of the action took place underground. ken wayne is live. >> reporter: all of the b.a.r.t. stations are open once again, but for a time during the evening commute there was frustration, anger and chaos. >>> it started peacefully then thousands of protesters split off and boarded planes, blocking the doors in the process so the trains couldn't move. >> after ant 15 minutes, the protesters boarded a train back to the civic center, but then police had closed civic center and the train didn't stop. instead pulling up at 16th and mission. again protesters blocked the doors. by now some passengers were getting fed up. >> these people have been working all day man, we have nothing to do with this. >> a scuffle broke out between proteste
and bunnies. >> we just hiked 7 miles. they can run with the big dogs. no one can say datsun's cannot hike. >> the human society also held an adopt-athon today. >>> and shuttle astronauts will have a light work schedule until tuesday, that's when they undock from the universal station for the last time. >>> casey anthony is free tonight and for now has escaped the cameras. only a few photographers were allowed to take pictures of anthony as she left jail very early this morning. when she stepped outside, she could hear a storm of protests. the soupd of news helicopter -- the sound of news helicopters and people yelling. the 25-year-old will continue to face legal problems including a civil suit from search organizers who are furious that she misled police about her daughter's disappearance. >>> it was a very different scene later today in orlando as a silent march honored anthony's daughter caylee. thousands of people walked into the woods where the little girl's body was found. one one participant said it was a way to say goodbye. >>> next on a ktvu special report, the agencies that might
alberto kuntadore is involved in that. bumps the photographer on a motorcycle causing big commotion there. it's mark kavandish of new england. wearing that yellow jersey. giants still batting by the 13
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